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Cape Fur Seals - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 21, 2017

We would have charged our clients extra for the breaching action we experienced on Trip 2 but that would be a - breach - of contract...

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Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 20, 2017

Today’s trip was one filled with some salty sea spray and a few cool species...

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Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Daily Trip 19 September 2017

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Some more gorgeous Southern Right Whale action and not 1 but 3 Mola Mola’s…

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Daily Trip 19 September 2017

Daily Trip 18 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 18, 2017

A mind blowing day out on a perfect ocean with the Marine Big 5 on both trips!!

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Daily Trip 18 September 2017

Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 17, 2017

Both trips got lucky today, spotting 2 different species of whale and a few other members of the Marine Big 5…

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Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 16, 2017

Kleinbaai appears to be the bay to be in at the moment…

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Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 15, 2017

After only 5 minutes at sea we stumbled across a couple of….

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Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Daily Trip 10 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 10, 2017

Another gorgeous day in the bay with the Right whales to watch and some other cool characters....

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Daily Trip 10 September 2017

Daily Trip 09 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 9, 2017

After having been land bound for 2 days, it was great to get back out there today with two trips, both of which had some gorgeous whales!

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Daily Trip 09 September 2017

Daily Trip 06 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 6, 2017

As per one of our awesome clients “Tons and Tons of whales”….

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Daily Trip 06 September 2017

Daily Trip 05 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 5, 2017

With some wind in the bay, the animals were definitely out to play as we had 2 members of the Marine Big 5 partaking in a little breaching action…

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Daily Trip 05 September 2017

Daily Trip 04 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 4, 2017

It was really warm and sunny out today and if it had not been for the wind that picked up in the afternoon, you’d think we’d gone straight into midsummer...

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Daily Trip 04 September 2017

Daily Trip 03 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 3, 2017

Sunday, Fun day with some beautiful Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 03 September 2017

Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 1, 2017

Spring has sprung with a touch of Summer...the Humpback Dolphin!

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Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Daily Trip 31 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 31, 2017

We may not enjoy a little bit of wind, but our birds and our whales seem to…

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Daily Trip 31 August 2017

Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 19, 2017

It was a gorgeous day to be out on the Atlantic...

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Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 18, 2017

When you've seen 2 species of whale, a Great White Shark and some African Penguins, it's definitely been a great day on the water...

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Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 13, 2017

It was a busy Sunday out on the deep blue with 4 trips and some great Southern Right Whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Daily Trip 09 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 9, 2017

What an incredible day out at sea….

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Daily Trip 09 August 2017

Daily Trip 08 August 2017

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We had quite a few interesting and unusual sights on our trips today....

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Daily Trip 08 August 2017

Daily Trip 07 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 8, 2017

With 3 completely different trips today, it is always amazing to see just how drastically our oceans can change in only a couple of hours....

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Daily Trip 07 August 2017

Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 6, 2017

We saw Great White Sharks on our Whale Watching tours today...

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Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 3, 2017

After 2 no sea days, we got straight back into it with 3 wonderful trips

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Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Daily Trip 03 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 3, 2017

More whales today and great weather with a flat sea...

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Daily Trip 03 July 2017

Daily Trip 14 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 14, 2017

A Happy Mothers day with 2 species of whale and more...

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Daily Trip 14 May 2017

Daily Trip 10 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 10, 2017

A naughty seal pup takes his fun and games a little too far...

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Daily Trip 10 May 2017

Daily Trip 05 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 5, 2017

Kira's priceless birthday present? 3 Common Dolphin sightings and birds galore...

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Daily Trip 05 May 2017

Daily Trip 02 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 2, 2017

It was an interesting day out on the water with a gorgeous, sunny start...

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Daily Trip 02 May 2017

Daily Trip 01 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 1, 2017

3 of the Marine Big 5 on a windy Workers Day...

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Daily Trip 01 May 2017

16 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 16, 2017

A juvenile Giant Petrel in a Precarious situation...

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16 April 2017

02 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 2, 2017

Today, we had an exciting ride out on Whale Whisperer...

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02 April 2017

25 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 25, 2017

3 Brydes Whales and an empty island...

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25 March 2017

23 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 24, 2017

Frolicking marine mammals on a big 5 kind of day...

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23 March 2017

22 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 22, 2017

Shark Tagging and a Penguin with a mistaken identity...

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22 March 2017

21 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 21, 2017

A perfect sea day with not one but two Brydes Whales...

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21 March 2017

15 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 15, 2017

It was an awesome day on the ocean...

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15 March 2017

14 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 14, 2017

4 of the Marine big 5 including a Penguin release...

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14 March 2017

12 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 13, 2017

The Cape Cormorants were the highlight of our trip today...

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12 March 2017

08 March 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on March 8, 2017

A Southern Right Whale and a breaching Sunfish...

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08 March 2017 | Marine Safari

07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on March 7, 2017

A Cape Gannet recovery on a beautiful day...

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07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

06 March 2017 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Jax on March 6, 2017

The Marine big 5 and our favorite little black birds...

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06 March 2017 | Marine Big 5

01 March 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 1, 2017

It has been another sunny day, and perfect conditions to be out at sea...

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01 March 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

12 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 12, 2017

It was overcast when we left the harbour today...

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12 February 2017

10 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 10, 2017

Flamingos on the beach and cormorants in the bay...

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10 February 2017

09 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2017

This mornings trip started with an awesome....

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09 February 2017

08 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 8, 2017

Our first marine animal of the day was a...

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08 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

06 February 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on February 6, 2017

The Cape Cormorants were out in full swing today...

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06 February 2017 | Marine Safari

04 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on February 4, 2017

A birder's paradise with a Sabine's Gull, hundreds of gannets and a couple of Shearwaters...

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04 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours

02 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Jax on February 2, 2017

We had a great day out at sea, with our first sighting including a familiar face...

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02 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

01 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 1, 2017

A feeding seal and a very relaxed Brydes Whale...

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01 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on January 23, 2017

A glorious trip on a misty morning....

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23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

15 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 15, 2017

While cruising along the shallows we spotted a Cape Fur seal, who coughed himself a meal...

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15 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

16 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 16, 2016

It was a beautiful morning and a perfect day to be out at sea...

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16 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

20 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 20, 2016

We got out on one whale watching tour today before the wind came up...

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20 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

19 November 2016 | Whale Watching

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We ran two whale watching tours today and continue to have amazing encounters with the small number of Southern Right whales left in Pearly Beach...

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19 November 2016 | Whale Watching

08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 8, 2016

Today we have been heading towards Pearly Beach straight away to find some Southern Right whales...

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08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

01 November 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 1, 2016

Due to low tide we launched once again from the Gansbaai harbour...

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01 November 2016 | Whale Watching

03 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 3, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we saw Mum and calf Southern Right whales in Pearly Beach again...

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03 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

02 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 2, 2016

Today's passengers braved a little wind out there, but were rewarded with an active mother and calf pair on both trips...

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02 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 30, 2016

After four days off the water due to bad weather, we were finally able to go out to sea again...

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30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

14 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 14, 2016

We went out on two great whale watch trips today...

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14 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

7 September 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 8, 2016

It was a sunny day all day long...

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7 September 2016 | Marine Big 5

04 September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 4, 2016

Today we had one trip on Dream Catcher and during our trip we stopped by...

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04 September 2016 | Whale Watching

14 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 14, 2016

It was a sunny morning when we launched...

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14 May 2016

13 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 13, 2016

Perfect day again, to be out on the water...

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13 May 2016

11 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 11, 2016

a beautiful pod of Common Dolphins on a sunny day in the bay...

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11 May 2016

4 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 4, 2016

Today was a nice, sunny day out on the water...

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4 May 2016

1 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 1, 2016

4 Bryde's Whales and a very large raft of our favourite little sea birds...what an awesome day!

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1 May 2016

24 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 24, 2016

We were very glad to be back on the boat after a couple of no sea days...

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24 April 2016

16 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 17, 2016

A Crystal-clear day and one big trawler...

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16 April 2016

15 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 15, 2016

Seal predation, Sunfish and Sooty Shearwaters...

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15 April 2016

14 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 14, 2016

A beautiful day filled with 4 of the Marine Big 5….

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14 April 2016

12 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 12, 2016

We set out on Whale Whisperer, our smaller eco-tour vessel, today...

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12 April 2016

8 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 9, 2016

We had another awesome day out there....

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8 April 2016

5 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 5, 2016

What a stunning day out on the water....

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5 April 2016

4 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 4, 2016

We head out today on a relatively flat sea...

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4 April 2016

29 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 29, 2016

Today’s trip was pretty wet and definitely one for the books...

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29 March 2016

28 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 28, 2016

Today we had a shark sighting to remember...

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28 March 2016

25 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 25, 2016

Our trip today was an exciting one...

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25 March 2016

24 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 24, 2016

At the beginning of our trip, we were greeted with the sight of a...

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24 March 2016

22 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 22, 2016

The sea looked pretty still from the harbour...

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22 March 2016

19 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 19, 2016

We set out on Dream Catcher bright and early this morning...

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19 March  2016

15 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 15, 2016

Today, we were lucky to have some amazing sightings...

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15 March 2016

9 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 9, 2016

Today’s trip took place on a pretty choppy sea. However...

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9 March 2016

22 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 22, 2016

The weather was just as nice as the last few days, the sun was shining and only a slight breeze blowing...

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22 February 2016

27 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 27, 2015

Two amazing trips on bored the Dream Catcher...

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27 December 2015

17 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 17, 2015

After some big swells yesterday we were happy to be back out at sea...

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17 December 2015

15 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 15, 2015

The weather was just perfect to go out with our vessel Dream Catcher...

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15 December 2015

9 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 9, 2015

During the day we did get to see all Marine Big 5...

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9 December 2015

8 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 8, 2015

The sea conditions were just as amazing as yesterday...

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8 December 2015

7 December 2015

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At the moment the weather is perfect to be out at sea, the sea is calm and only a light breeze is blowing...

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7 December 2015

5 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 5, 2015

We had another amazing day out at sea on our vessel Dream Catcher...

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5 December 2015

4 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 4, 2015

It was another beautiful day at sea...

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4 December 2015

2 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 2, 2015

All Marine Big 5...

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2 December 2015

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